2/5-6 Monday-Tuesday

Guiding Question:
Why was the New Nation period significant in American history?


Objectives:
Collaborative: Students will describe the significance of the New Nation period by completing a writing task with a score of at least 3/4 according to the rubric. 

Independent: Students will work to increase their Lexile levels by determining the central ideas of an Achieve article about the election of 1824summarizing, and scoring at least 75% on the activity. 



Standards:
8.4.1 - Describe the country’s physical landscapes, political divisions, and territorial expansion during the terms of the first four presidents.
8.4.4 - Discuss daily life, including traditions in art, music, and literature, of early national America (e.g., through writings by Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper).
W.8.1 - Students write arguments with clear reasoning and relevant evidence
ELD C.11 - Justifying own arguments...in writing

Do Now (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
On your objective tracker, dissect the objectives you will be working to complete for today. Be prepared to explain the objectives in your own words if I call on you. 

Whole Group (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Independent (Voice Level 0) 40 minutes:


Task 1: Achieve3000, "Big Troubles Lead to Big Changes" You need to complete the first 4 tabs for this article. 

- You only need to summarize paragraphs that are more than two sentences! You may write your summaries as bullet points for my class. 

- Achieve articles are summative grades. You cannot get higher than an NP if you did not summarize.  In order to complete a "makeup Achieve" you need to also complete the first 4 tabs and the summaries on your makeup article as well. 

If you failed the article, here is a list of possible makeups. 

Task 2: Watch CNN10 and write a 7-10 sentence summary of the episode here


Early Finishers: Play a game of your choice on iCivics, Play Free Rice, read an article on NewsELA, complete any missing assignments, contemplate the meaning of life. 



At the end of this station, complete the "next steps" portion for that station's objective. If you met the objective, write "none" in that box. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5 - 1) 40 minutes: 
Task 1: Read through sources on the New Nation
Task 2: Pre-writings tasks 
Task 3: Write your CEREAL paragraph to answer the prompt 


At the end of this station, complete the "next steps" portion for that station's objective. If you met the objective, write "none" in that box. 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level 0) 5 minutes: 
Flip to the calendar section of your Objective Tracker. Add a + for each objective you completed for today and a - for objectives you were not able to complete. 

Homework: 
New Nation CEREAL Paragraphs are due Wednesday!

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